Mouries tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Château des Baux-de-Provence at 8 km from Mouries

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Mouries is situated in the Bouches-du-Rhone department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Mouries in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Château des Baux-de-Provence at 8 km and Baux-de-Provence at 8 km.

Mouries, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Château des Baux-de-Provence

Château des Baux-de-Provence

Castle at 8 km (direction north-west)

The Château des Baux-de-Provence is a remarkable ruined castle above the village...

See Château des Baux-de-Provence guide


Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction north-west)

The village of Baux-de-Provence is small but exceptionally picturesque, and has beautiful...

See Baux-de-Provence guide
Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence

Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence

at 9 km (direction north-west)

The Carrieres de Lumieres is a sound and light spectacle based around...

See Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence guide


at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

The historic monuments here are a testament to St-Remy-de-Provence's claim to be...

See Saint-Remy-de-Provence guide
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at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

This town near Arles has a small historic centre to explore when...

See Fontvieille guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

The castle and Collegiale church of Saint-Laurent are among the principal places...

See Salon-de-Provence guide


at 19 km (direction west)

The roman amphitheatre and the traditional pastel-painted houses in the historic centre...

See Arles guide
Roman Arles

Roman Arles

Heritage Site at 19 km (direction west)

The town of Arles contains numerous Roman monuments including the famous amphitheatre...

See Roman Arles guide
Luberon Natural Park

Luberon Natural Park

Natural Parc at 20 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

The Luberon Regional Natural Parc includes several of the most beautiful villages...

See Luberon Natural Park guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

Tarascon is a pleasant town with a substantial castle on the Rhone...

See Tarascon guide
Chateau de Tarascon

Chateau de Tarascon

Castle at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

The Chateau de Tarascon is an imposing 15th century castle on the...

See Chateau de Tarascon guide


at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gard department

Beaucaire is well situtaed for exploring the popular towns of Arles, Nimes...

See Beaucaire guide


Heritage Site at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vaucluse department

The Pope's Palace, the Pont d'Avignon and an attractive town centre make...

See Avignon guide
Papal Palace, Avignon

Papal Palace, Avignon

Castle at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vaucluse department

The Papal Palace in Avignon is the most imposing gothic palace in...

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Markets in and near Mouries

  • Eygalieres: market Friday (10km)
  • Eyguieres: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Fontvieille: market Monday & Friday (13km)
  • Arles: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Cavaillon: market Monday (21km)
  • Chateaurenard: market Sunday (21km)
  • Istres: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Beaucaire: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Mallemort: market Friday (25km)
  • Aramon: market Wednesday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Mouries, France

What to do at Mouries? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Mouries.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Glanum (11km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (17km)
  • Fort Saint-Andre (31km)
  • Chateau d'If (60km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (6km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (17km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (19km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (29km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (10km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (19km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (35km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (38km)
  • Jarditrain (40km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (41km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (44km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Régalon (28km)
  • Etang de Scamandre (42km)
  • Gorges de la Nesque (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (28km)

Geography and distances

Mouries is in the south-east of France at 60 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Mouries is 606 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mouries

Canton: Eyguières

Arrondissement: Arles

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13890

Distance to Mouries

from Marseille (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 606 km

from Calais: 838 km

from Nice: 193 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 588 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into the airport at Marseille or drive from the UK with a journey time of around 10-11 hours. For driving distances to Mouries from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aureille, Baux-de-Provence and Saint-Martin-de-Crau.

This page in French: Visiter Mouries


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